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Introduced in Senate (03/25/2010)


111th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 3171


To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the approval of certain programs of education for purposes of the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 25, 2010

Mrs. Lincoln (for herself and Mr. Risch) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs


A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the approval of certain programs of education for purposes of the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Veterans Training Act”.

SEC. 2. Approval of certain educational institutions for purposes of the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program.

Subsection (b) of section 3313 of title 38, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:

“(b) Approved programs of education.—A program of education is an approved program of education for purposes of this chapter if the program of education is approved for purposes of chapter 30 of this title (including approval by the State approving agency concerned) and—

“(1) the program of education is offered by an institution offering postsecondary level academic instruction that leads to an associate or higher degree and such institution is an institution of higher learning (as that term is defined in section 3452(f) of this title); or

“(2) the program of education is offered by an institution offering instruction that does not lead to an associate or higher degree and such institution is an educational institution (as that term is defined in section 3452(c) of this title).”.